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Posted: Aug 10, 2017

CENTRIA Bolsters Product Management Team With Promotion, New Hire

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of architectural metal wall and roof systems, announces a pair of personnel enhancements to the product management team, including the promotion of Jeff Peskowitz to oversee the product management department and the new hire of Kimberly Rager, Product Manager, Insulated Metal Panels.

Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Miller Diversified Construction Wins ABC's 2017 Building Of The Year Award

Maumee, OH - Miller Diversified Construction Inc. of Maumee, Ohio was recently awarded the 2017 Building of the Year in the American Buildings Company (ABC) Excellence in Design Awards for their work on the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center, a 49,000 sq. ft. facility that serves as the main academic and campus life hub at Lourdes University.

Posted: Aug 09, 2017

PPG Publishes New Architectural Powder Coatings Guide

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG announces its coil and building products business has published the Architectural Powder Coatings Color Guide, a six-page brochure featuring 60 commonly specified Coraflon® powder coatings colors.

Posted: Aug 08, 2017

AISI And CFSEI Co-Sponsoring 25th Short Course On Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI), in cooperation with the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, are co-sponsoring the 25th Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri from October 24-26, 2017.

Posted: Aug 04, 2017

AGA Announces New Touch-Up And Repair Online Video Series

Centennial, CO – The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) has developed and released the Touch-Up and Repair of Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel online video series. These six short videos detail the specifications and methods used to touch-up and repair hot-dip galvanized steel. The videos provide highly beneficial visual aids to those needing assistance with touch-up and repair, whether in the plant or the field. Topics include proper materials to use while performing the process, as well as specifications to follow, and proper application of the repair materials.

Posted: Aug 03, 2017

RIMA-I To Present At Global Insulation Conference - Krakow

Lenexa, KS – The 12th Annual Global Insulation Conference 2017 will be held September 25-26 in Krakow, Poland at the Double Tree by Hilton Krakow Hotel and Convention Center. The event will focus on insulation market trends, manufacturing advances, insulation applications and additive technologies. The 12th Global Insulation Conference is expected to attract over 150 delegates from more than 30 countries as well as over 30 exhibitors to this high value-for-money location.

Posted: Aug 02, 2017

TFC's APS500 Sealant Now NSF Certified

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation's APS500 Advanced Polymer Sealant is now NSF certified. Recognized internationally, NSF certification ensures that nonfood compounds are compliant to food safety regulations and are acceptable for use in the intended application.

Posted: Aug 01, 2017

MBMA Adds A Pair Of New Members

Cleveland, OH - The membership of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) continues to grow in 2017. The addition of Sukup Steel Structures LLC as a new Building Systems member and Building Products Development as an Associate member exemplifies the growth and importance of the MBMA as a leader in the low-rise, non-residential building market.

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

PPG Brochure Celebrates 50 Years Of Duranar Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA - PPG (NYSE: PPG) has published "The Gold Standard in Architectural Metal Coatings: Celebrating 50 Years of DURANAR® Coatings," a 16-page brochure commemorating the 1967 introduction of one of the industry's first high-performance polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) coatings for metal building components.

Posted: Jul 28, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance Launches Redesigned Website

Washington, DC - The Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance (MASFA) has updated its website to reflect a new look and improved functionality. Partnering with the Steel Framing Alliance, MASFA’s members are committed to expanding the use of cold-formed steel framing in the commercial construction marketplace.

Posted: Jul 27, 2017

CFSEI Hosting Cold-Formed Steel Blast Design Webinar On August 24, 2017

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Components, Walls and Roof Systems” on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

AIA Billings Index Sees Fifth Straight Up Month

Washington, D.C. – For the fifth consecutive month, architecture firms recorded increasing demand for design services as reflected in the June Architecture Billings Index (ABI). As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the June ABI score was 54.2, up from a score of 53.0 in the previous month.

Posted: Jul 25, 2017

Metal Construction Association Now Offering "Certified" Label

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is providing a Metal Roofing Certification Program for metal roofing products to help companies "raise the roof" by differentiating their products from the competition. The MCA Metal Roofing Certification Program is open to paint and coatings companies, roofing product manufacturers, coil processors, and roll formers.

Posted: Jul 24, 2017

CCFSS Issues Call For Papers For 2018 International Specialty Conference

Rolla, MO - The Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures (CCFSS) at the Missouri University of Science and Technology has issued a call for papers for its biennial International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures, which will be held November 7-8, 2018 at the Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

Posted: Jul 21, 2017

Vulcraft Honors 2017 NuHeights Design Awards Winners

Norfolk, NE - Vulcraft has announced the winners of its 2017 NuHeights Design Awards. The competition is designed to acknowledge outstanding design, architecture and the diverse applications of building with steel joist and decking. The award winners were chosen for their unique and innovative use of Vulcraft/Verco Group products to produce state-of-the-art buildings.

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Safety Awards Presented To MBMA Associate Members

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has created a new safety award category to honor Associate Member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. The 2016 MBMA Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held in May in New Orleans, La.

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

New Grille Joins CornellCookson's Extreme® 300 Series Of Rolling Closures

Mountain Top, PA - CornellCookson Inc., supplier of closure and safety products, adds a new high performance grille to its product portfolio. Joining the Extreme 300 Series of High Performance Doors, the grille features a sustainable, durable design rated for continuous duty.

Posted: Jul 18, 2017

CFSEI Presents Awards For Design, Innovation And Service

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) presented four Design Excellence awards and one Innovative Detail award during the 2017 CFSEI Expo held May 22-23 at the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The 2017 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service was also presented.

Posted: Jul 18, 2017

Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panel Design Guide Updated By AISI

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published AISI D310-17, “Design Examples for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels Based on AISI S310-16.” The design guide is the supporting document for AISI S310-16, North American Standard for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels, 2016 Edition.

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